special tricks for children to swallow drugs when ill.

@sql_cell (1429)
Indonesia
May 14, 2010 3:30am CST
It tastes bitter or hard to swallow is usually the reason our children are reluctant to take medicine. It takes special tricks for children to swallow drugs when ill. Though now the child already available drugs in a more friendly fruit flavor on the tongue or a more familiar form with everyday world, still it is difficult to ask children taking the drug. Parents also created a headache because if the drug was consumed, the more it takes longer for the child recovered, and returned cheerfully. you have any tricks, so that your children want to take medicine?
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@kezabelle (2985)
18 May 10
My children are 6 and 4 so any medication is given in liquid form, in general if they dont want to take it i get a syringe hold them still and squirt it to the back of the throat their natural reflex is to swallow it job done! But as they get older a little bribery works wonders eg they can have a sweet if they take it. My youngest has just been on a long term antibiotic and she HATED it we went through a lot of jelly babies lol and the medication did nothing over three months waste of time :(